UK time is: 22:11:51
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Former City ace enters Lions' Den

<div style='background-color: #CC0033;'><a href='http://www.rsspump.com/?web_widget/rss_ticker/news_widget' title='News Widget'>News Widget</a></div>

Former York City winger Martyn Woolford has completed a move to Championship promotion-chasers Millwall for an undisclosed fee.

"Hopefully the fans will forgive me for that play-off goal" - Martyn Woolford
The talented 27-year has agreed a two-and-a-half-year deal with the South London club after already scoring three times in seventeen appearances for relegation-threatened Bristol City this season.

"I knew there might be some interest from Millwall just before that New Year's Day game, but it has all happened very quickly," Woolford told Millwall's official website. "I absolutely delighted to coming here at an exciting time for this club. Hopefully the fans will forgive me for that play-off goal, I'll be trying to make it up to them!"

Woolford first began to build his reputation with York as a fast-raiding, goalscoring left-sided forward following his arrival from Frickley Athletic for an undisclosed five-figure fee in September 2006. He went on to register 23 times in less than a hundred appearances for the Minstermen while in the process earning himself a couple of England 'C' caps.

That in turn brought him a rise into the Football League with Scunthorpe United a couple of years later, where he famously scored their winning goal in a 3-2 play-off final victory against Millwall at Wembley in 2009.

The Pontefract-born winger later moved on to Bristol City and proceeded to total 59 appearances and score four goals for the Robins.

* YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 * YORK CITY FC * PLAY-OFF WINNERS 2012 * FA TROPHY WINNERS 2012 *

Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The journalist

Writer: Vital York Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 9 2013

Time: 1:51PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent York City Articles

Promise but little gloss (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Stats: Barnsley v York City (Tuesday September 2 2014)

City needing finishing touches (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Striker keeping his cool (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Midfielder set for loan (Tuesday September 2 2014)

No half-measures (Tuesday September 2 2014)

Few changes for Trophy (Monday September 1 2014)

Boss expects quiet day (Monday September 1 2014)

City Ladies open with victory (Sunday August 31 2014)

Ainsworth pitches in (Saturday August 30 2014)

Archived York City Articles

List All Minstermen.net Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
York 2 - 2 Cambridge
York 0 - 0 Wycombe
York 1 - 1 Northampton
Exeter 1 - 1 York
Tranmere 1 - 1 York

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
14. Southend 5 2 1 2 0 7
15. Stevenage 5 2 1 2 -2 7
16. Mansfield 5 2 0 3 -2 6
17. York 5 0 5 0 0 5
18. Luton 5 1 2 2 -2 5
19. Newport 5 1 1 3 -3 4
20. Hartlepool 5 1 0 4 -5 3

Breaking League News

Mansfield : 02/09/2014 21:59:00
Portsmouth : 02/09/2014 21:50:00
Promise but little gloss
York : 02/09/2014 21:47:00
York : 02/09/2014 21:43:00
Southend up next for Dons
Wimbledon : 02/09/2014 17:46:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Who should start this weekend?
Suggested By:  Vital York
John McCombe 70%
Dave Winfield 30%